23. BUKSA I AND THE MUSSALMANS.
While B;ikka I was ruling at Vijayanagara, he collected a
large army with the object of leading an expedition against the
Mii°salina:i3 in S. S. 1236 (A.D. 1364-5)* At that time, Mesa
Tunina Nayaka. having gathered together some troops according
to the commands of ths? Raya at Kummetta, on the bank of the
Pinakim in the northern districts, marched to Vijayanagara,
where he joined the Raya. Then they advanced northwards
agaiB&t the army of Delhi, t Timma Nayaka fought valiantly,
and though wounded ii, the battle, he slew several including
the captains of the Delhi army, whose heads he presented to the
Raya. The Raya had them promptly hoisted on the flag-staffs.
He presented to Timma Xayaka all the jewels that he was then
wearing, his own sword and his favourite steed, as well as two
Having won a victory over the Muhammadans, the Raya
returned to Vijayanagara with all his army. He held a
durbar to which he summoned Mesa Tirnraa Nayaka, and after
complimenting him on the display of valour in the battle,
asked him how he should be rewarded. Timma Nayaka sub-
mitted that if it pleased His Majesty, he might confer on him
the jaglr of Kummetta. The Raya complied with this request,
aud Timma Nayaka returned to his place, where he lived for
Kaifiyat of the tfadimidoddipalem Palaiyagars\ L. ^, 39, pp. 1-2.
29. HARIHABA II.
Harihara II ruled for 22 years from B.S. 1802 Siddharthi to
S,S. 1S24 Citrabhamu At the time when he waged war on the
• Tfeis *ar is alluded to by Ferishta, who states tint the king of Vijayanagara
nt*nd brto *n alliance with the Raja of Teling^a and Invaded the dominions of the
°f <herfti«nof Muhammad L Haig assigns Oil
n.W tf'?' 3Bentioa of »«ttil»«« i»due to confusion. By Delhi troops, the army oi
B^3»wil SnltSfct aauBt 1» uadsrstood in this context.